Klamath Basin Irrigators See Power Cost Decrease To Start New Year

Starting on January 1st, irrigators in Oregon’s Klamath and Lost River Basins saw a 3.5% reduction in power costs. The Klamath Water Users Association, said this is welcomed news, since the Oregon Public Utility Commission approved a 10% increase in base rates for irrigators in February. “We  are  very  pleased  with  this outcome,”  said  KWUA […]

Walden Says Goodbye To Congress

Earlier this week, long time central and eastern Oregon representative Greg Walden took to the House floor one final time to say goodbye to his colleagues. Walden said growing up on a cherry orchard outside of The Dalles taught him to have great respect for farmers and ranchers. “I worked hard to protect their way […]

Yurok Enjoys Victory Over Farmers In Appeals Court

A federal appeals court has found that the water rights of Klamath Basin tribes take priority over those of farmers who sued the federal government in 2001 for reducing their irrigation water supply after a dry year.  The Yurok tribe said Sunday that the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit […]